Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Nikki Soppelsa, Berea, OH, USA

Lovely seasonal card from Nikki, The Dream, The Winter Moon.

Ryosuke Cohen, Osaka, Japan

The latest Brain Cell from Japan, many thanks.

Anna Banana, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada

My new stamps arrived! What will I do when Ms Banana retires?

Ralf Leske, Petershagen, Germany

What fun! A Lucinda knock-off!

Please Post, Windsor, ON, Canada

Documentation from a call to Save Canada Post. Lots of names and addresses, an excellent response.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

J and J, Somerville, MA, USA

A money card from Maine. I wonder if this is metal detector money? Wishing you both a pot of gold, thanks for sharing.

Kazunori Murakami, Nishiwaki, Japan

Ten lessons for good health, nice calligraphy, thank you Kaz.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mariana Serban, Romania

Art for Peace for Art. A splendid block print. Many thanks Mariana.

Samuel Montalvetti, Argentina

Stamps, stamps and more stamps. Mucho gracia Sr Montalvetti.

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Men in suits, cigar bands - well it must be from Herkalux! Thank you.

J and J, Somerville, MA, USA

Jonathan and Jennifer now share a Zip Code. Congratulations to the happy postal people!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Dimitry Babenko, Krasnodar, Russion

My first Babenko. Watch for his outstanding artist's books. Thank you Dimitry.

Anna Banana, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada

Go to - - to order your personal stamps. Excellent product.

Fleur Helsingor, Oakland, CA, USA

I was very impressed by the entrepreneurial spirit in small town California. Merci Fleur.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

C Mehrl Bennett, Columbus, OH, USA

Is this the Year of the Stamp? Did I miss the memo? Nicely done, and thank you for the portrait of moi, Mehrl.

Roland Halbritter, Nuedlingen, Germany

Splendid documentation in the form of stamps. Call out for Malerwinkelhaus, danke Roland.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Your maps in California!

"Lucinda" in her paper dress, a great Haute Trash event. I still have many maps and all your envelopes too. Enough materials to recycle for another project but I have not yet decided just what I will make with the remainder. Documentation is underway and should be mailed within the week. Thank you again for your generosity.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

Stamp pages are popping up all over. Mr Spaulding is doing a series of Mail Artists in disguise.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

A warning from D C - don't get your brain too close to the workbench.

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lucky Herkalux and the beautiful Charlotte are on holidays in France!

Anne Braunschweig, Corrales, NM, USA

A summer postcard from Anne. Jazz under the stars in Corrales, New Mexico, September 6th.

Dystatic, Edmonton, AB, Canada

A cherry welcome home from my trip - a postcard from dystatic, thank you.

Monday, August 11, 2014

The finished dress for Lucinda Kartography

Thank you, Merci, Danke, Grazie, Gracias - I was sent so many maps that I was able create a flow of colour from one tier to the next. Could not have done it without your generous donations.

Haute Trash presents Big Trash Small World, August 15

Thanks to your contributions I have two outfits for the Pilot Peak event in Penn Valley, California. C C Six Will be wearing the Mitten Cape and Lucinda the Map Dress. Pictures to follow.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mariana Serban, TG - Mures, Romania

How bright and beautiful! Many thanks Mariana.

Thorsten Fuhrmann, Huglfing, Germany

Thorsten was kind enough to mark out all the roads for us! Danke.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Ryosuke Cohen, Osaka, Japan

The latest braincell to land in my mailbox. Ryosuke always needs your stamps.

Brigette Menu, Lille, France

A call for Classical Dance info at -

Dorthe Siemers-Wulff, Stuhr, Germany

A nice map of Bremen in a dandy envelope, danke Dorthe.

Joachim Buchholz, Berlin, Germany

Danke Joachim for the 2 maps of Denmark.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Map Call is now over...

Thank you so much for your generous contributions. The dress will make an appearance in Haute Trash's event in Pilot Peak California on August 15th. I will be sending out documentation after I return. 

Map Dress Back

A work in progress

Phyllis Lucas-Haddow, San Anselmo, CA, USA

Splendid envelope containing two small regional maps from California. Thanks Phyllis.

Karen Wood, Big Bear Lake, CA, USA

Two double-sided pages of California hiking maps from Karen. Scale 1" = 1/2 mile

Serse Luigetti, Perugia, Italy

Grazie mille Serse for the colour enhanced map.   

Roland Halbritter, Nuedlingen, Germany

A map with a call - Roland has a mail art call for the Malerwinkel Heritage House in Marktbreit on the river Main. Danke Roland.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What am I doing with your maps?

The map dress begins...

Dorian Ribas Marinho, Baineario Camboriu, Brazil

Three prints from Dorian in his unmistakable style. Obrigado my friend.

Seashelly, Lelystad, The Netherlands

Just for me! A special envelope, a card, and a map of the city of Lelystad, many thanks.

Ana Marta Austin, Brazilia, Brazil

Nice hand-drawn map of Brazil, the home of this year's FIFA World Cup.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

El Taller de Zenon, Saville, Spain

Each and every map has a compass symbol. Gracias Miguel, I am going to put it on the hat that goes with the paper dress.

Rebecca Kohn, Mountain View, CA, USA

At least five fabulous maps from Rebecca. And her package included a translucent envelope that I will save for a mailing of my own.

Rosanna Veronasi, Milan, Italy

Grazie mille Rosanna, nice stamps.

Cuan Miles, South Africa

Great handmade envelope Cuan, and thanks for the card inside.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Piers Greenaway, New Zealand

A card from Piers plus two maps, one of the North Island and one of the South Island of New Zealand, the home of WOW, the World of Wearable Art.

Jennifer Weigel, Affton, MO, USA

Jennifer your maps have been added to the growing pile. Thanks a bunch.

Boo Cartledge, Louisville, KY, USA

Always happy to accept a 9" x 12" decorated envelope full of maps. Thanks M-J!

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Julie, Ishpeming, MI, USA

Another map in an envelope with typewritten labels! It's been awhile, thanks Julie.

Shin Rice, San Appelmo, CA, USA

More adventurous packaging. Thanks for the map of San Fransisco Bay.

C Mehrl Bennett, Columbus, OH, USA

Take a seat, I have maps to show you... Thanks Ms Bennett for the free wheeling Map of the Universe.